Job Opportunities

Since its founding in 1982, the Huntington Theatre Company has developed into Boston’s leading theatre company. Bringing together superb local and national talent, the Huntington produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current. Led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Huntington is in residence at Boston University.


To Apply for the open positions, except for the Part-Time Sales Associate and Calderwood Front of House Staff, please:

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

    Peggy J. Novello, Director of Human Resources
    Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
    281 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    Fax: 617 353 8300

in either MS Word or PDF format with the job title in the message subject.

In addition, the Huntington Theatre Company provides Health, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer



Assistant Audience Services Manager

The Assistant Audience Services Manager assists the Audience Services Manager in the overall operations of the Box Office, Subscriptions Office, and Customer Service of the Huntington Theatre Company and Boston Theatre Scene.  

The major responsibilities of the position include:

  • Completes programming of single ticket and subscription campaigns in Tessitura computerized ticketing system for Boston Theatre Scene, including all performances, prices, discounts and reports.  Assists on programming promotional offers and dynamic price adjustments for Huntington Theatre Company.  Assists with ticketing system interface to Boston Theatre Scene website, including creation of production pages and routine edits.  Assists Audience Services Manager on programming of the Huntington Theatre Company seasons, SpeakEasy Stage Company seasons, and BU College of Fine Arts seasons. 
  • Interviews, supervises, motivates and leads box office staff in all phone room and window services of the Huntington Theatre Company and Boston Theatre Scene.  Participates in training for all new hires.  Acts as manager on duty for at least one curtain shift per week.
  • Chairs the Customer Service Committee to analyze operations and to provide for consistently excellent customer service to the public, staff and presenters.
  • Coordinates Box Office participation of VIP opening night reservations and ticketing, galas and fundraisers, readings and festivals.  Allocates and manages inventory interdepartmentally for opening night performances, and ensures smooth execution of opening night curtains.
  • Prepares a weekly schedule of box office staffing for the effective utilization of staff resources for phone room coverage and for two very busy walk-up box office locations.
  • Day-to-day internal policy communications and direction of the box office staff with respect to marketing, development and education campaigns, as well as with all other Huntington Theatre Company offices.


  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent and 2-3 years academic or professional box office experience. 
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of a computerized ticketing system (Tessitura preferred), Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, routine SQL Server reports and routine content management system updates.
  • Positive, professional attitude with excellent attention to detail and ability to adapt to and work in a fast-paced and changeable environment. 

BU Theatre Box Office Coordinator

The BU Theatre Box Office Coordinator coordinates daily operations of the BU Theatre Box Office. Supervises sales and ticket distribution for performances, reconcile daily ticket sales and income, process complimentary and single ticket orders. Trains and supervises box office representatives in all daily telephone and window procedures and provides excellent customer service.

The major responsibilities of the position include:

  • Coordinate Box Office window and telephone operations, effectively using scheduled staff.
  • Opens and closes Box Offices and Phone Room. Prepares and reconciles cash and deposits.
  • Processes ticket orders via window, phone and email.
  • Responsible for the continued efficiency of ticket preparation and distribution prior to performances. 
  • Trains and supervises Customer Service Representatives and Work-studies in box office duties and customer service standards.
  • Assists Audience Services Managers, Pavilion Box Office Managers and Subscription Mangers as required.
  • Processes and maintains accurate records of complimentary ticket orders from company, staff and special ticket offers.
  • Works closely with the marketing department to set-up and maintain consignment sales.
  • Special assignments regarding outside theatre bookings when needed.
  • Performs any duties specifically related to operations of the BU Theatre and College of Fine Arts.


  • 2 years of college or equivalent
  • 1 year professional box office experience or equivalent work experience. 
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of a computerized ticketing system (Tessitura, preferred), spreadsheet program (MS Excel) and word processing (MS Word).
  • Must be able to deal with high pressure while continuing to provide superior customer service. 
  • Must be punctual and possess a positive, professional attitude.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Calderwood Front of House Staff

The Huntington Theatre Company seeks part-time Front of House staff for the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Become a part of the most exciting space for the performing arts in Boston. The Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts is a theatre complex that hosts a wide range of Boston theatre companies including the Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and many others.

We are searching for dependable, outgoing individuals who enjoy the arts and interacting with the public to join our Front of House team. Responsibilities include ticket scanning, ushering, concessions sales, bartending (training provided), and supervising volunteers. Must have evening and weekend availability but some daytime availability is a plus. Candidates must possess excellent customer service and organization skills

Please send cover letter and resume or letter of experience to: Katrina Alix Calderwood Pavilion House Manager 527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116

Scenic Carpenter

The Scenic Carpenter determines the specifications and executes and/or supervises the construction of specific scenic elements as assigned by the Technical Director for the Huntington Theatre Company


  • Works all load-ins and strikes and OT calls as required. 
  • Must be able to read blueprints & will occasionally be expected to work directly from design drawings
  • Should be skilled in layout techniques and able to execute layout for various scenic elements.
  • Participates hands-on in the construction of Scenery.
  • Participates in rigging; and installation of stage machines; and scenery installation
  • Adheres to safe working practices in general, and regarding the use of scene shop tools and equipment.
  • Assists in maintenance and upkeep of shop tools and spaces.
  • Occasionally supervises a team of casual labor and/or students in fabricating or installing scenery
  • Participates in additional HTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.


  • B.A. or equivalent in Technical Production and/or three years equivalent work experience in a professional scene shop.
  • A good knowledge of materials and the proper use of each for scenery construction, particularly wood, metal and plastics.  Experience fabricating in wood and steel.
  • Knowledgeable in the safe use of typical wood shop machine and hand power tools.
  • Experience with stage rigging and the use of a single purchase line set system.
  • Knowledgeable in safe use metal fabrication equipment and of light gauge steel welding and fabrication techniques.
  • Experience in welding and fabrication of light gauge steel is preferred.
  • Experience with stage machinery, winches, computers and motion operation is preferred.
  • Must possess a keen awareness of shop safety and procedures and be confident in customary scenery construction.
  • The ability to lift 50-100 lbs is required as is the ability to work at heights of 60+ ft.


Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre: 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115
South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA: 527 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02116
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